|2007||New York Film Critics Circle||Special Critics' Award||Killer Of Sheep||Won|
|1990||Independent Spirit Awards||Best Screenplay||To Sleep With Anger||Won|
|1990||Independent Spirit Awards||Best Director||To Sleep With Anger||Won|
|1989||Los Angeles Film Critics Association||Special Award||To Sleep with a Vampire||Won|
|1989||Sundance Film Festival||Special Jury Recognition: Dramatic||To Sleep With Anger||Won|
by Peter Martin
My pick of the week is Charles Burnett's Killer of Sheep. Our own Jeffrey M. Anderson declared: "There's no question that it belongs in the canon of greatest American movies." As he pointed out, though, the film "has perhaps been...
by Richard von Busack
Next week, the phenomenal Killer of Sheep opens, a 1977 movie at last hitting the theaters in the larger markets in the US. Killer of Sheep demonstrates the importance of director/writer Charles Burnett as both an independent...
by Jeffrey M. Anderson
Made in 1969, Jean-Pierre Melville's Army of Shadows received its official United States theatrical debut in 2006, and many critics named it one of the best films of the year. Now Charles Burnett's Killer of Sheep (1977) could be...